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Deputy Governor of Imo State, Rt. Hon. Gerald Irona, says the state government decided to set up an investigative panel to look into the management of the Imo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission - ISOPADEC following reports of mismanagement of the Commission by previous administrations.

Imo governor committed to partnering investors – deputy

Imo Deputy Governor Gerald Irona has reiterated the readiness of the administration of Chief Emeka Ihedioha to partner with critical stakeholders in making life more meaningful for people of the state.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo PDP hails Governor Makinde’s court victory, promises transparency in running state

The victory of the Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde, at the Supreme Court in the case instituted over the governorship primary election that produced him as Peoples Democratic Party standard-bearer in the March 9, 2019 governorship election has been lauded by the state chapter of the PDP.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Group urges Lagos governor to instil sanity, security on roads, hospitals

An advocacy group, Africa Association of Professional Freight Forwarders and Logistic of Nigeria (APFFLON) has called on the Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to as a matter of urgency put an end to the spate of insecurity on Lagos roads and extortion of money from patients in all the general hospitals in the state.
Chinese President Xi Jinping leaves after his speech at the opening ceremony for the second Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, China, April 26, 2019.

Xi Jinping: Belt and Road must be green, sustainable

China’s Belt and Road initiative must be green and sustainable, President Xi Jinping said at the opening of a summit on his grand plan on Friday, adding that the massive infrastructure and trade plan should result in “high-quality” growth for everyone.
Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly in action against Arsenal last night ( AFP-Getty Images-Ben Stansall)

Arsenal investigate alleged racist abuse of Kalidou Koulibaly

Arsenal are investigating a video on social media in which a supporter appeared to racially abuse Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

EFCC chief Ibrahim Magu seeks tougher stance against oil thieves

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Mr Ibrahim Magu, has advocated stiffer penalties against perpetrators illegal oil bunkering and theft in the South-South.
Musa Kimo

Church security guard arrested for allegedly raping 4-year old girl

The Commissioner of Police in the state, Musa Kimo, who disclosed this to journalists in Uyo on Friday, said the suspect, Joseph Effiong, 29, who works as a security guard at Royal City Central Chapel Church, Uyo, lured the victim to an uncompleted building and defiled her.
President Buhari Unveils Buhari Unity Band in State House on 15th Nov 2018-1

Muhammadu Buhari: Africa must unite against corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari calls on every African, especially the younger generation, to collaborate on every front towards ensuring that corruption becomes a thing of the past on the continent

Police warn Abia residents to stop killing suspects

The Police Command in Abia has warned residents of the state against extrajudicial killings.
Saudi Arabia has launched a high-speed railway connecting Islam’s two holiest cities in a bid to improve traffic congestion for the millions of Muslim pilgrims that visit the country annually. Reuters

Lagos-Abuja 45 minutes rail transport begins soon

Skyway String Transport Technology, a private firm, says its fast light rail service can move passengers from Lagos to Abuja in about 45 minutes.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday attended the funeral service of late Pastor Oluwayemisi Adeloye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

Yemi Osinbajo: Grand corruption, obstacle to development

Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said that grand corruption remained the most endemic obstacle stifling Nigeria’s development.

Youth Olympics: Federal government warns Team Nigeria against doping

The Federal Government and Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) have advised members of Team Nigeria travelling for the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aries, Argentina to stay away from doping offences.
President Buhari accompanied by his wife Aisha arrives New York ahead of the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly on 23rd Sep 2018 3

PDP challenges Muhammadu Buhari to investigate wife over alleged N2.5 billion scandal

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to show his zero tolerance for corruption by instigating an open inquest into the N2.5 billion scandal, involving First Lady, Aisha Buhari.
Alfredo Vela IV - Metropolitan Nashville Police Department

Man arrested for sexually assaulting woman on flight

A Texas man Alfredo Vela IV has been arrested and charged with sexual battery after a passenger accused him of inappropriately touching her on a Southwest flight from Houston, Texas, to Nashville, Tennessee, Sunday night.

DPR to prosecute erring filling stations, LPG retailers

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says it will soon start to prosecute defaulting petrol stations and Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) retailers in Ogun.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: We’ll keep exposing President Buhari’s government

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has vowed to keep on exposing the alleged ills of the All Progressives Congress (APC) government.

Nigerian Army holds qualifying exams for officers in Kaduna

The Nigerian Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) said on Sunday that a total of 313 of its officers in the rank of majors and captains across Army formations in the country will be sitting for the senior staff course qualifying examination this year.
Jose Mourinho

Premier League managers get OK to use handheld devices

The rule was adopted by footballs' lawmaking body IFAB in March and instituted at the World Cup this summer, and now the Premier League, Football Association, English Football League and Scottish Football Association have updated their rules as well.

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Nasarawa governor signs 400 certificates of occupancy in three months

Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Sule has signed about four hundred Certificates of Occupancy since assumption of office on May 29th.
The Action Alliance in Kogi State on Saturday unanimously adopted a United States-based medical practitioner, Samuel Audu Alfa as its candidate in the November 16th governorship election.

Kogi guber: US-based doctor emerges AA candidate

The Action Alliance in Kogi State on Saturday unanimously adopted a United States-based medical practitioner, Samuel Audu Alfa as its candidate in the November 16th governorship election.
French President Emmanuel Macron hosted his US counterpart Donald Trump for a previously unscheduled lunch Saturday ahead of the official opening of the G7 summit in southwest France.

Emmanuel Macron, Donald Trump break the ice with surprise pre-G7 lunch

French President Emmanuel Macron hosted his US counterpart Donald Trump for a previously unscheduled lunch Saturday ahead of the official opening of the G7 summit in southwest France.
At the 2-day presidential retreat that preceded the inauguration of new ministers, President Muhammadu Buhari apprised the appointees on the enormity of the tasks ahead.

New cabinet and imperative of delivering on mandates

At the 2-day presidential retreat that preceded the inauguration of new ministers, President Muhammadu Buhari apprised the appointees on the enormity of the tasks ahead.
Vincent Kompany faces weeks on the sidelines after suffering another hamstring injury as his Anderlecht team lost again to continue their winless start to his managerial debut, according to reports.

Vincent Kompany injured as Anderlecht lose again

Vincent Kompany faces weeks on the sidelines after suffering another hamstring injury as his Anderlecht team lost again to continue their winless start to his managerial debut, according to reports.